These switches are located in the 511 Building and are the preferred connection location. Copper 10/100/1000 and fiber 1G/10G/40G/100G ports are available. Cologix discounted cross-connections are available to these switches; see also the People page. Connectivity is subject to MICE's port fees; networks must provide compatible transceivers.

Port Speed Carrier ASN IPv4 IPv6 Contact Route Server User Supports BFD Fees
MICE Core 100G Arista 7504R 2001:504:27:0:0:D1AF::238      
Ethernet3/1/1 100G US Internet (USI) 10242 2001:504:27:0:0:2802::1 Yes Yes Billed 2021
Ethernet3/2/1 100G                
Ethernet3/3/1 100G Akamai 20940 2001:504:27:0:0:51CC::1 No No Billed 2021
Ethernet3/4/1 100G Northern Lights GigaPoP
(University of Minnesota)
2001:504:27::39:0:2 Yes Yes Billed 2021
Ethernet3/5/1 (Po6)
200G Hurricane Electric 6939 2001:504:27:0:0:1B1B::1 Partial No Billed 1x100G 2021; To Be Billed 2x100G 2021
Ethernet3/6/1 (Po15)
200G Minnesota VoIP Remote Switch     Billed 2021
Ethernet3/7/1 (Po22)
200G CNS Remote Switch 2001:504:27:0:0:D1AF::252     Billed 2021
Ethernet3/8/1 100G Arvig 16904 2001:504:27:0:0:4208::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet3/9/1 (Po14) 100G Fastly 54113 2001:504:27:0:0:D361::1 Partial No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/50/1 (Po18) 100G 2001:504:27:0:0:D361::2
Ethernet3/10/1 100G Facebook 32934 2001:504:27:0:0:80A6::1 No No Billed 2021
Ethernet5/50/1 100G 2001:504:27:0:0:80A6::2
Ethernet3/11/1 (Po2) 100G Netflix 2906 2001:504:27:0:0:0B5A::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet5/49/1 (Po3) 100G 2001:504:27:0:0:0B5A::2
Ethernet3/12/1 (Po5)
200G Amazon 16509 2001:504:27:0:0:407D::1 No No To Be Billed 2021
Ethernet3/21/1 (Po24)
200G 2001:504:27:0:0:407D::2
Ethernet3/13/1 (Po29) 100G Google 15169 2001:504:27:0:0:3B41::1 Google Peering (for requests)
Partial No Billed 2021
Ethernet6/2/1 (Po38) 100G 2001:504:27:0:0:3B41::2
Ethernet3/14/1 (Po30) 100G Apple 714 2001:504:27:0:0:2CA::1 NOC:
No No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/49/1 (Po31) 100G 2001:504:27:0:0:2CA::2
Ethernet3/15/1 (Po16) 100G Limelight Networks 22822 2001:504:27:0:0:5926::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet3/16/1 100G Aureon Network Services 5056 2001:504:27:0:0:13C0::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet3/17/1 100G Dakota Carrier Network 26794 2001:504:27:0:0:68AA::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet3/18/1 100G Microsoft 8075 2001:504:27:0:0:1F8B::1 Microsoft Peering (for requests)
No No Billed 2021
Ethernet3/19/1 100G 2001:504:27:0:0:1F8B::2
Ethernet3/20/1 100G WIN Technology 11796 2001:504:27:0:0:2E14::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet3/22/1 (Po37) 100G WiscNet Remote Switch temporarily for troubleshooting
2001:504:27:0:0:094d::233     Billed 2021
Ethernet3/23/1 100G SDN Communications 13576 2001:504:27:0:0:3508::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet3/24/1 100G SaskTel 803 2001:504:27:0:0:0323::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet3/25/1 100G Midco 11232 2001:504:27:0:0:2be0::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet3/26/1 100G                
Ethernet3/27/1 100G                
Ethernet3/28/1 100G                
Ethernet3/29/1 100G                
Ethernet3/30/1 100G                
Ethernet3/31/1 100G                
Ethernet3/32/1 100G                
Ethernet3/33/1 100G                
Ethernet3/34/1 100G                
Ethernet3/35/1 100G                
Ethernet3/36/1 100G                
Ethernet4/1 1G MICE Route Server #2 53679 2001:504:27:0:0:D1AF::2   Yes  
Ethernet4/2 10G                
Ethernet4/3 10G Dakota Carrier Network 26794 2001:504:27:0:0:68AA::2 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/4 10G                
Ethernet4/5 10G inteliquent 5715 2001:504:27:0:0:1653::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet5/25 10G 40160 2001:504:27:0:0:9ce0::1 Yes Yes
Ethernet4/6 (Po10)
20G TDS 4181 2001:504:27:0:0:1055::1 No No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/7 10G                
Ethernet4/8 (Po4)
20G Charter Communications (Spectrum) 20115 2001:504:27:0:0:4E93::1 No No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/9 10G                
Ethernet4/10 (Po12)
20G Long Lines 32867 2001:504:27:0:0:8063::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/11 (Po32)
20G HBC 14828 2001:504:27:0:0:39EC::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/12 (Po39)
20G Mid-Rivers Telephone 11961 2001:504:27:0:0:2EB9::1 Yes No To Be Billed 2021
Ethernet4/13 10G NebraskaLink 16851 2001:504:27:0:0:41D3::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/15 1G OneNeck 8015 2001:504:27:0:0:1F4F::1 Yes No To Be Billed 2021
Ethernet4/16 10G                
Ethernet4/17 10G Radio Link Internet 53301 2001:504:27:0:0:D035::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/18 10G Consolidated Communications 12042 2001:504:27:0:0:2F0A::1 No No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/19 10G Code42 62715 2001:504:27:0:0:F4FB::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/20 10G Midco 11232 2001:504:27:0:0:2be0::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/21 10G Velocity Telephone 15250 2001:504:27:0:0:3B92::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/22 (Po21)
20G Cedar Falls Utilities (CFU) 13855 2001:504:27:0:0:361F::1 Yes Yes Billed 2021
Ethernet4/23 10G                
Ethernet4/24 10G Pavlov Media 23473 2001:504:27:0:0:5BB1::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/25 10G Xcel Energy 21693 2001:504:27:0:0:54BD::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/26 (Po13)
20G Great Plains Communications 13807 2001:504:27:0:0:35EF::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/27 10G OneNet Global 46131 2001:504:27:0:0:B433::1 Yes Yes Billed 2021
Ethernet4/14 (Po33)
40G Nuvera Communications 23465 2001:504:27:0:0:64FC::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/29 (Po17) 10G Zayo 6461 2001:504:27:0:0:193D::1 No Yes Billed 2021
Ethernet4/30 10G                
Ethernet4/31 10G Atomic Data 25694 2001:504:27:0:0:645E::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/32 10G Vast Broadband 20412 2001:504:27:0:0:4FBC::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/33 (Po36)
20G Savage Communications 23260 2001:504:27:0:0:5ADC::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/34 (Po28)
20G Compudyne 511 Remote Switch 2001:504:27:0:0:b7f8::230     Billed 2021
Ethernet4/35 (Po20)
30G Jaguar Communications 15011 2001:504:27:0:0:3AA3::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/36 10G Hennepin Healthcare 40413 2001:504:27:0:0:9DDD::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet4/37 10G Mankato Networks Remote Switch 2001:504:27:0:0:D1AF::243     Billed 2021
Ethernet4/39 10G Land O'Lakes 14161 2001:504:27:0:0:3751::1 Yes No Billed 2019, 2020, & 2021
Ethernet4/40 (Po7)
20G CloudFlare 13335 2001:504:27:0:0:3417::1 Partial No Billed 2020 & 2021
Ethernet4/41 10G                
Ethernet4/42 10G                
Ethernet4/43 10G                
Ethernet4/44 10G Verizon Media 10310 2001:504:27:0:0:2846::1 Yes No Billed 2020 & 2021
Ethernet5/44 10G 2001:504:27:0:0:2846::2
Ethernet4/45 10G                
Ethernet4/46 10G Xiber 393950 2001:504:27:0:6:2DE::1 Yes Yes To Be Billed 2021
Ethernet4/47 (Po11)
20G MICE Core 1G 2x EX4200-24T Stack 2001:504:27:0:0:D1AF::244      
Ethernet4/48 (Po9)
30G Zayo Remote Switch 2001:504:27:0:0:D1AF::241 (troubleshooting)
    Billed 2021
Ethernet5/1 10G                
Ethernet5/2 10G                
Ethernet5/3 10G                
Ethernet5/4 10G                
Ethernet5/5 10G                
Ethernet5/6 10G                
Ethernet5/8 10G                
Ethernet5/10 10G Gigamonster, LLC 31939 2001:504:27:0:0:7CC3::1 No No Billed 2021
Ethernet5/12 10G University of Wisconsin System 3128 2001:504:27:0:0:0C38::1 Yes Yes Billed 2021
Ethernet5/13 10G                
Ethernet5/16 10G Country Wireless 16616 2001:504:27:0:0:1F9F::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet5/17 10G                
Ethernet5/18 10G                
Ethernet5/19 10G Marco Technologies 55043 2001:504:27:0:0:D703::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet5/20 10G                
Ethernet5/23 10G                
Ethernet5/24 10G Implex 21709 2001:504:27:0:0:54CD::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet5/27 10G FDL Communications Corp 396939 2001:504:27:0:6:0E8B::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet5/29 10G CarverLink (Carver County) 55216 2001:504:27:0:0:D780::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet5/30 10G Nextera Communications 22402 2001:504:27:0:0:5782::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet5/31 10G IP Volume 58110 2001:504:27:0:0:8892::1 Yes Yes Billed 2021
Ethernet5/32 10G Celerity Networks 397324 2001:504:27:0:6:100c::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet5/36 10G Presidio 29762 2001:504:27:0:0:7442::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet5/37 10G Global Net 395466 2001:504:27:0:6:08CA::1 Yes No Billed 2021
Ethernet5/38 10G Range 30110 2001:504:27::759E:0:1 Yes No To Be Billed 2021
Ethernet5/39 10G                
Ethernet5/41 10G                
Ethernet5/42 10G                
Ethernet5/45 10G                
Ethernet5/46 10G                
Ethernet6/7/1 (Po40) 100G Metronet 30600 2001:504:27:0:6:7788::1 No No To Be Billed 2021
Ethernet6/8/1 100G                
Ethernet6/9/1 100G                
Ethernet6/10/1 100G                
Ethernet6/11/1 100G                
Ethernet6/12/1 100G                
Ethernet6/13/1 100G                
Ethernet6/14/1 100G                
Ethernet6/15/1 100G                
Ethernet6/16/1 100G                
Ethernet6/17/1 100G                
Ethernet6/18/1 100G                
Ethernet6/19/1 100G                
Ethernet6/20/1 100G                
Ethernet6/21/1 100G                
Ethernet6/22/1 100G                
Ethernet6/23/1 100G                
Ethernet6/24/1 100G                
Ethernet6/25/1 100G                
Ethernet6/26/1 100G                
Ethernet6/27/1 100G                
Ethernet6/28/1 100G                
Ethernet6/29/1 100G                
Ethernet6/30/1 100G                
Ethernet6/31/1 100G                
Ethernet6/32/1 100G                
Ethernet6/33/1 100G                
Ethernet6/34/1 100G                
Ethernet6/35/1 100G                
Ethernet6/36/1 100G                
MICE Core 1G 2x EX4200-24T Stack
ge-0/0/0 1G MICE Looking Glass 2001:504:27:0:0:D1AF::F250      
ge-0/0/1 1G MICE Route Server #1 53679 2001:504:27:0:0:D1AF::1
ge-0/0/2 1G                
ge-0/0/3 1G ipHouse 7753 2001:504:27:0:0:1E49::1 Yes No Free 1G
ge-0/0/4 1G                
ge-0/0/5 1G                
ge-0/0/6 1G OneNeck 8015 2001:504:27:0:0:1F4F::1 Yes No Free 1G
ge-0/0/7 1G                
ge-0/0/8 1G                
ge-0/0/9 1G Nexstar Digital 32029 2001:504:27:0:0:7E3A::1 Yes No Free 1G
ge-0/0/10 1G                
ge-0/0/11 1G                
ge-0/0/12 1G                
ge-0/0/13 1G                
ge-0/0/14 1G                
ge-0/0/15 1G Evolve IP 13746 2001:504:27:0:0:35B2::1 Yes Yes Free 1G
ge-0/0/16 1G IVDesk 393639 2001:504:27:0:6:01A7::1 Yes No Free 1G
ge-0/0/17 1G                
ge-0/0/18 1G Verus Corporation 26156 2001:504:27:0:0:662C::1 Yes No Free 1G
ge-0/0/19 1G Coloplast 25111 2001:504:27:0:0:6217::1 Yes No Free 1G
ge-0/0/20 1G                
ge-0/0/21 1G                
ge-0/0/22 1G                
ge-0/0/23 1G                
xe-0/1/0 (ae0)
20G MICE Core 100G Arista 7504R      
ge-1/0/0 1G                
ge-1/0/1 1G                
ge-1/0/2 1G                
ge-1/0/3 1G                
ge-1/0/4 1G                
ge-1/0/5 1G                
ge-1/0/6 1G                
ge-1/0/7 1G                
ge-1/0/8 1G                
ge-1/0/9 1G                
ge-1/0/10 1G                
ge-1/0/11 1G                
ge-1/0/12 1G                
ge-1/0/13 1G                
ge-1/0/14 1G                
ge-1/0/15 1G                
ge-1/0/16 1G                
ge-1/0/17 1G                
ge-1/0/18 1G                
ge-1/0/19 1G                
ge-1/0/20 1G                
ge-1/0/21 1G                
ge-1/0/22 1G                
ge-1/0/23 1G                
ge-1/1/0 1G                
ge-1/1/1 1G                
ge-1/1/2 1G                
ge-1/1/3 1G                

Compudyne 511

Compudyne operates a switch located in the 511 Building. Fiber 1G/10G ports are available. Cologix full-cost cross-connections are available to this switch; see also the People page. Connectivity is at Compudyne's option, prices, and terms.

Port Speed Carrier ASN IPv4 IPv6 Contact Route Server User Supports BFD
xe-0/0/0 (ae1)
20G Compudyne 47096 2001:504:27:0:0:B7F8::1 Yes Yes
xe-0/0/3 10G Hoyos Consulting 53597 2001:504:27:0:0:D15D::1 Yes Yes
xe-0/0/29 10G Compudyne Duluth Remote Switch 2001:504:27:0:0:b7f8::231    

Compudyne Duluth

Compudyne operates a switch located at 3401 Technology Drive in Duluth, MN. Fiber 1G/10G ports are available. Connectivity is at Compudyne's option, prices, and terms.

Port Speed Carrier ASN IPv4 IPv6 Contact Route Server User Supports BFD
xe-0/0/0 10G Essentia Health 3789 2001:504:27:0:0:0ECD::1 Yes No
ge-0/0/1 1G optbit 53740 2001:504:27:0:0:D1EC::1 Yes Yes

Cooperative Network Services (CNS)

CNS operates a switch located in the 511 Building. Fiber 1G/10G/100G ports are available. Cologix discounted cross-connections are available to this switch; see also the People page. Connectivity is at CNS's option, prices, and terms. CNS may offer extensions over its transport network.

Port Speed Carrier ASN IPv4 IPv6 Contact Route Server User Supports BFD
Ethernet1/4 (Po6)
10G New Core Wireless 27204 2001:504:27:0:0:6A44::1 Yes No
Ethernet1/5 10G 702 Communications 15267 2001:504:27:0:0:3BA3::1 Yes No
Ethernet1/6 (Po5)
10G AcenTek 40328 2001:504:27:0:0:9D88::1 Yes No
Ethernet1/8 1G Infotec Manitoba 63318 2001:504:27:0:0:F756::1 Yes Yes
Ethernet1/9 10G Park Region Telephone 25637 2001:504:27:0:0:6425::1 Yes Yes
Ethernet1/31 (Po4)
20G Paul Bunyan Communications serving AS 112 Project 112 2001:504:27:0:0:0070::1 Yes No
Ethernet1/49 100G Wikstrom Telephone Company (Wiktel) 33362 2001:504:27:0:0:8252::1 Yes Yes
Ethernet1/50 100G Paul Bunyan Communications 14371
2001:504:27:0:0:3823::2 Yes No
Ethernet1/51 (Po2) 100G CTC 64227 2001:504:27:0:0:FAE3::1 Yes No
Ethernet1/52 100G Stellar Association 36374 2001:504:27:0:0:8E16::1 Yes Yes

Mankato Networks

Mankato Networks operates a switch located in the 511 Building. Copper 10/100/1000 and fiber 1G/10G ports are available. Cologix full-cost cross-connections are available to this switch; see also the People page. Connectivity is at Mankato Networks' option, prices, and terms.

Port Speed Carrier ASN IPv4 IPv6 Contact Route Server User Supports BFD
ge-0/0/9 1G MyTelepath 20338 2001:504:27:0:0:4F72::1 Yes No
xe-0/1/3 10G Windomnet (City of Windom) 46692 2001:504:27:0:0:B664::1 Yes No

Minnesota VoIP

Minnesota VoIP operates two switches located in the 511 Building. Copper 10/100/1000 and fiber 1G/10G/40G/100G ports are available. Cologix full-cost cross-connections are available to this switch; see also the People page. Connectivity is at Minnesota VoIP's option, prices, and terms.

Port Speed Carrier ASN IPv4 IPv6 Contact Route Server User Supports BFD
Minnesota VoIP Arista 7060CX
Ethernet1/1 100G South Front Networks Remote Switch    
Ethernet2/1 100G Limelight Networks 22822 2001:504:27:0:0:5926::2 Yes No
Ethernet3/1 100G FiberComm 54578 2001:504:27:0:0:D532::1 Yes Yes
Ethernet4/1 100G LES.NET 18451 2001:504:27::4813:0:1 Yes No
Minnesota VoIP Arista 7050
Ethernet1 10G Minnesota VoIP 32621 2001:504:27:0:0:7F6D::1 Yes No
Ethernet2 1G KC Fiber 11708 2001:504:27:0:0:2DBC::1 Yes No
Ethernet3 1G ClaimLynx 62708 2001:504:27:0:0:F4F4::1 Yes No
Ethernet4 10G SBTek 11255 2001:504:27:0:0:2BF7::1 Yes Yes
Ethernet5 10G LTD Broadband 394330 2001:504:27:0:6:045A::1 Yes No
Ethernet6 10G Minnesota WiFi 393455 2001:504:27:0:6:00EF::1 Yes No
Ethernet7 1G Supranet 4150 2001:504:27:0:0:1036::1 Yes Yes
Ethernet8 10G Imon Communications 393238 2001:504:27:0:6:0016::1 Yes Yes
Ethernet9 10G Ostra 26446 2001:504:27:0:0:674E::1/64 Yes Yes
Ethernet10 1G Omni-Tech 54821 2001:504:27:0:0:D625::1 Yes No
Ethernet11 10G PhirePhly Design 7034 2001:504:27:0:0:1B7A::1 Yes No
Ethernet12 10G Fairview Health Services 33274 2001:504:27:0:0:81FA::1 Yes Yes
Ethernet13 10G BankOnIT 46416 2001:504:27:0:0:B550::1 Yes No
Ethernet14 10G Wholesale Internet 32097 2001:504:27:0:0:7D61::1 Yes No
Ethernet15 10G Joe's Datacenter 19969 2001:504:27:0:0:4E01::1 Yes No
Ethernet16 (Po3)
10G Broadband Visions 25615 2001:504:27:0:0:640F::1 Yes No
Ethernet18 10G Genesis Technology Communication 30032 2001:504:27:0:0:7550::1 Yes No
Ethernet19 10G 396388 2001:504:27:0:6:C64:0:1 Yes No
Ethernet20 10G Netnod 8674 2001:504:27:0:0:21e2::1 Yes No
Ethernet22 (Po4)
30G Fibernet Communications 18883 2001:504:27:0:0:49C3::1 Yes No
Ethernet25 10G Key Cooperative 40350 2001:504:27:0:0:9D9E::1 Yes No

South Front Networks

South Front Networks operates a switch located in its datacenter in Albert Lea, MN. Fiber 1G/10G ports are available. Connectivity is at South Front Networks's option, prices, and terms.

Port Speed Carrier ASN IPv4 IPv6 Contact Route Server User Supports BFD
  1G MICE Route Server #3 (test platform) 53679 2001:504:27:0:0:D1AF::3   Yes  
Ethernet2 (Po1)
20G South Front Networks 397326 2001:504:27:0:6:100E::1 Yes No
Ethernet3 10G Winnebago Cooperative Telecom Association (WCTA) 46892 2001:504:27:0:0:B72C::1 Yes No
Ethernet4 10G Northland Communications (CLTel) 394907 2001:504:27:0:6:069B::1 Yes No
Ethernet5 10G OmniTel Communications 62886 2001:504:27:0:0:F5A6::1 Yes Yes
Ethernet6 10G Liberty Communications 26725 2001:504:27:0:0:6865::1 Yes No
Ethernet7 (Po3)
20G CS Technologies 22534 2001:504:27:0:0:5806::1 Yes No
Ethernet8 10G IP Pathways 393775 2001:504:27:0:6:022f::1 Yes Yes
Ethernet9 10G Eastern Iowa Data Group 63394 2001:504:27:0:0:F7A2::1 Yes No
Ethernet12 10G Muscatine Power and Water 33734 2001:504:27:0:0:83C6::1 Yes No
Ethernet13 10G Router12 Networks 55009 2001:504:27:0:0:D6E1::1 Yes No


WiscNet operates a remote switch. Connectivity will be at WiscNet's option, prices, and terms. WiscNet typically connects education and research entities, not commercial networks.

Port Speed Carrier ASN IPv4 IPv6 Contact Route Server User Supports BFD
et-0/0/25 100G Northern Lights GigaPoP
(University of Minnesota)
57 2001:504:27:0:0:0039::3 Yes Yes
et-0/0/35 100G WiscNet 2381 2001:504:27:0:0:094D::1 Yes Yes


Zayo operates a switch located in Belle Plaine, MN. Connectivity is at Zayo's option, prices, and terms. Due to Zayo’s non-compliance with MICE’s MAC limiting policy, MAC filtering is in place for this remote switch; participants on the Zayo remote switch must inform MICE of their specific MAC address upon initial connection and if it changes.

Port Speed Carrier ASN IPv4 IPv6 Contact Route Server User Supports BFD
xe-0/0/0 10G Christensen Communications 46494 2001:504:27:0:0:B593::1 Yes No
xe-0/0/6 10G Stealth Broadband 395194 2001:504:27:0:6:07BA::1 Yes No
xe-0/0/9 10G Future Technologies 26451 2001:504:27:0:0:6753::1 Yes No
xe-0/0/12 10G Southwest Broadband 25715 2001:504:27:0:0:6473::1 Yes No